School (former) – Woodland MS

Description

Public Works Administration project 5288 funded the Woodland school with a loan of $8700 and grant of $3300, approved 3/21/1934. Construction of the one-story, brick building began 10/29/1934 and was completed 3/9/1935. The school closed in 1986 and sold the building and property. It was purchased by a local family and since then has been in use as the Woodland Furniture Store.

Source notes

Report No. 5. Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (January 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project Division, p. 104.

Mississippi is Awarded 11 Million Dollars on Public Works Projects. (Aug 13, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 10.

PWA Jobs, Both Completed and Planned, are Recorded in Louisiana and Mississippi. (Apr 15, 1935). The Laurel Leader-Call, p. 7.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on September 1, 2021.

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Location Info


123 Main Street
Woodland, Mississippi 39776

Coordinates: 33.7797, -89.05485

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